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let's bring in former ambassador mark ginsberg who knew ambassador stevens we know the intelligence community is very small, so we're sorry for your life. >> thank you. the fact of the matter is the foreign service and all of us who have served in the past in the diplomatic service and who knew chris from the time -- he was teaching english in morocco in the peace corp. when i was ambassador. he and i had been in contact because the national geographic society was signing a new agreement to do scientific exchange programs with the libyan government. he was really excited about that. and we had exchanged emails about how to begin facilitating the training of young libyans for the scientific exchange programs. he was someone who was everything that all of us ever hoped or aspired to be. either to work in the foreign service or be affiliated with one of the greatest groups of individuals that served this country abroad. >> ambassador, stay with us. we want to talk about that a little bit more. nbc chief white house correspondent chuck todd is in washington with us. chuck, a somber cere
doesn't have to be played under his rules. >> ambassador ginsberg, if we could look at the region broadly, a vexing question facing the united states right now is what's in the best interest of the u.s.? a sort of friendly cooperative dictator, though they may be brutally repressive to the people or a messy, uncertain democracy like in egypt and libya right now. >> the genie's out of the bottle in the middle east. the fact of the matter is every one of the countries going through a transition and it's going to take many acts to follow before we know what's going to happen, whether it's in egypt, syria, saudi arabia or iran. the problem is right now the united states standing in the region has deteriorated rapidly in the last couple of years under president obama. since his cairo speech. most unfortunate. i'm the last person to want to see that. i think the president had the best of intentions to try to rebuild ties with the muslim world but the high expectations of what to deliver versus the changes taking place have created a circumstance where there's great disappointment with t
. joining me now is former press secretary for governor schwarzenegger and founding partner of the ginsberg mcclear group, aaron mcclear. glad to have you back on the show. >> thanks. melissa: the manhattan institute was talking about how for decades especially after world war ii from 1960 to 2010 the population of california increase creased by 137%. people were moving to california for the weather, promise, space industry or space on the ground. there were a lot of people coming out to california. since then we've seen. that was the stat we were showing. since 1990 the state has seen 3.4 million people do the exact opposite thing. and move away from the west coast. why do you think that is? >> well, we still have a lot of those reasons for people to come out here. it is the most gorgeous piece of real estate on the planet. absolutely beautiful out here. the weather is great. melissa: right. >> our ag system is wonderful. we have high-tech, biotech doing very well. there is a lot of positive things out here. melissa: but? >> the problem is the folks in charge are sew focused on environment
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